1. West Village
The West Village is one of the most popular neighborhoods in NYC and it’s easy to see why. You’ll find some of the best gay places, restaurants, attractions, and shopping on this side of town. With just a quick subway ride away from Midtown Manhattan you can make your way to Greenwich Avenue or Seventh Avenue for a day full of fun! The West Village is a popular neighborhood in New York City for gay men. It has been nicknamed the “Gayest Block in America” with over 100 bars and clubs on what’s called “Christopher Street.” If you’re travelling to the city, this is one of the best places to visit!
2. Hell’s Kitchen
Hell’s Kitchen is a neighborhood in Midtown Manhattan. It’s the home of many popular TV shows, like Saturday Night Live and 30 Rock. The area is also known as Clinton or Midtown West to some New Yorkers. Hell’s Kitchen has been nicknamed “Hell” for its wild past and reputation that it had gained based on how rough this place was back when gang violence ran rampant here during the 1970s-1990s era. However, today Hell’s Kitchen has become gentrified with new restaurants, bars, shops and apartments popping up everywhere you go which makes it a very attractive destination for anyone looking to start their life over in NYC!
3. Park Slope, Brooklyn
Every gay man should visit Park Slope, Brooklyn at least once. It’s an eclectic and lively neighborhood filled with great restaurants, bars and shops. There are a variety of places to explore including Prospect Park, the Stonewall Inn (a historic site from the LGBTQ rights movement) and more. In this blog post we’ll highlight some our favorite spots in this wonderful neighborhood! Park Slope, Brooklyn is one of the best places for gay people to visit in New York City. It’s a destination that offers both attractions and things to do as well as a warm, friendly atmosphere perfect for making friends.
4. Bushwick, Brooklyn
Bushwick, Brooklyn is the newest gay-friendly neighborhood in NYC. It’s not like it was a village before but it seems to be on the rise. With its industrial vibe and an established art community, Bushwick has been attracting more LGBTQ folks over the past few years. One of the best things about Bushwick is that there are plenty of places to find brunch with your friends or dinner with your family–but if you’re looking for something more than just food then you’ll want to check out these great attractions:
5. Astoria, Queens
If you’re looking for a great place to visit in NYC, Astoria is not the first place that will come to mind. However, this neighborhood has some of the best attractions and restaurants that are gay-friendly! We’ll explore them all below.
Astoria is home to many gay-friendly places including bars with drag shows like The Ritz and Broadway Dance Center. It’s also one of the most diverse neighborhoods in New York City with people from across the world living here- so there’s plenty of food! You can find everything from Greek, Mexican and Indian cuisine around these parts. And let’s not forget about their lovely parks too!